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Hi its Thursday again and its me, exlrrp.
My #1 computer came down with a virus. This was user error---I unwittingly clicked on a trojan that immediately took over. I have Kaspersky antivirus on that one and its worthless. This trojan came in dressed as an Oracle prompt. I should have known but just clicked it---and knew right away. A web page came up saying DEVIANT MATERIAL HAS BEEN FOUND ON YOUR COMPUTER. THIS INFORMATION WILL BE FORWARDED TO THE FBI!! unless you give us your credit card #, etc.
Need less to say I did not---your boy did not just fall off the turnip truck last Tuesday nor was I born yesterday, nor the day before either. Nevertheless talking to the fixit person she says that most people give it to them, then they get seriously bled. God that must be lucrative. I went and changed all my passwords to everything important but if you see something I say thats really stupid, it may be someone pretending to be me.
Rats!!  I am always so careful too. In 2003 I had a computer completely wiped out by a virus and I am always SO careful. I never open forwards
Fortunately I got this little cheap Acer I use for traveling. Its the one I'll be taking to SC next week.
So go ahead and get started and I'll be here around 0530 to check up on you all.
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Originally posted to exlrrp on Thu Sep 27, 2012 at 03:30 AM PDT.

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